Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 107 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2014
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1774

Guest Editorial
Who owns India?
p. 1775 | Gandhi, Gopalkrishna

Truthfulness: the ultimate ethics in scientific writing
p. 1777 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

Plagiarism – why blame it on the internet?
p. 1777 | Kanchan, Tanu; Tandon, Abhishek; Krishan, Kewal

Effect of El Niño on southwest monsoon rainfall and agriculture in India
p. 1778 | Gautam, H. R.; Sharma, H. L; Kumar, Rohitashw; Bhardwaj, M. L.

Not just subjective, but also sloppy – a response to Bhadra
p. 1779 | Vanak, Abi Tamim; Ali, Rauf

Seasonal variation and climate change influence coral bleaching in Pirotan Island, Gulf of Kachchh Marine National Park, Gujarat
p. 1780 | Adhavan, D.; Marimuthu, N.; Bhalodi, M. M; Kamboj, R. D.

GaN and the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics
p. 1782 | Raghavan, Srinivasan

Field training in glaciology: a way to touch, feel and understand
p. 1785 | Shukla, Tanuj; Yadav, Jairam; Sundriyal, Shipika

Reflections on science in service of a symbiotic society
p. 1787 | Mishra, Satyendra Nath

The biotechnology pyramid: basic science to application of science
p. 1789 | Raghukumar, Seshagiri

Technical Note
Dipteran chromosomes: a simple method for obtaining high quality chromosomal preparations
p. 1792 | Chirino, Mónica G.; Rossi, Luis F.; Bressa, María J.; Luaces, Juan P.; Merani, María S.

General Articles
Computational and visual analysis of the development stage of theories in the social sciences: a case in the entrepreneurship field
p. 1795 | Qian, Ge

Trends in innovation management research in India – an analysis of publications for the period 1991–2013
p. 1800 | Chatterjee, Debabrata; Sahasranamam, Sreevas

Distribution functions to describe the variation of the present per capita electricity consumption in India and future needs with respect to the population
p. 1806 | Sukhatme, S. P.

Review Articles
Membrane lipid peroxidation and its conflict of interest: the two faces of oxidative stress
p. 1811 | Bhattacharjee, Soumen

Research Articles
Detection of tumour in biological tissues by laser backscattering and transillumination signal analysis
p. 1824 | Jeeva, J. B.; Singh, Megha

Structure and functions of the rodent identifier retroposon located in the c-Ha-ras oncogene far upstream regulatory region
p. 1832 | Chakraborty, Asit Kumar

Entropy application to evaluate the stability of landscape in Kunur River Basin, West Bengal, India
p. 1842 | Bandyopadhyay, Sujay; Sinha, Subhajit; Jana, N. C.; Ghosh, Debasis

Research Communication
Academic impact of Chinese medical journals in the Web of Science, 2009–2012
p. 1854 | Shao, Ju-fang; Shen, Hui-yun

Amla (Phyllanthus emblica L.) enhances iron dialysability and uptake in in vitro models
p. 1859 | Venkatasubramanian, Padma; Koul, Indu Bala; Varghese, Reeja Kochuthekil; Koyyala, Srividya; Shivakumar, Arun

Evaluation of weather-based crop insurance products for kharif groundnut
p. 1866 | Kokilavani, S.; Geethalakshmi, V.; Bhuvaneswari, K.; Lakshmanan, A.

Zinc as an important factor determining resistance against Helicoverpa armigera herbivory in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L.)
p. 1871 | Kaur, Rimaljeet; Gupta, Anil Kumar; Taggar, Gaurav Kumar

Design of barrage on heterogeneous and anisotropic soils
p. 1875 | Garg, N. K.; Chawre, Bharti; Singh, Amandeep

Biogeophysical signatures of microbial natural gas accumulation
p. 1880 | Singh, Kushal P.

Accurate location and focal mechanism of small earthquakes near Idukki Reservoir, Kerala: implication for earthquake genesis
p. 1885 | Saikia, Utpal; Rai, S. S.; Subrahmanyam, M.; Dutta, Satyajit; Bose, Somasish; Borah, Kajaljyoti; Meena, Rishikesh

Living Legends in Indian Science
S. Ranganathan: an organic chemist and an artist by nature
p. 1892 | Satyamurthy, N.

Book Reviews
Atomic State: Big Science in Twentieth-Century India. Jahnavi Phalkey.
p. 1897 | Mukunda, N.

Glittering Facets of Physics. G. S. Ranganath
p. 1899 | Nityananda, Rajaram

Geology of Maharashtra. G. G. Deshpande and U. L. Pitale
p. 1900 | Doraiswami, Raymond A.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Magmatic Ore Deposits. P. Krishnamurthy, K. T. Vidyadharan and R. H. Sawkar (eds)
p. 1901 | Devarajan, M. K.

Personal News
S. Raghavan (1934–2014)
p. 1904 | Ramanan, S.

Historical Notes
The Bangalore–Birkbeck Phosphazene Project 1971–1981 – a retrospect on this and other international and interdisciplinary scientific research collaborations
p. 1905 | Shaw, Robert A.

Applications are invited for the ‘Young Researcher Award – 2015’ - LADY TATA MEMORIAL TRUST
p. 1916

Individual Scientific Research Awards 2015–2016 - LADY TATA MEMORIAL TRUST
p. 1917

Fourth Refresher Course in Materials Preparation and Measurement of Properties
p. 1918

Recruitment of Project Scientists, Project Associates, Project Fellows, Project Assistants and Project Interns - Wildlife Institute of India
p. 1919

DIRECTOR - Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
p. 1920

INDO-FRENCH CEFIPRA Seminar on ‘Women in Science’
p. 1921

Gujarat Ecological Education and Research
p. 1922

Twelfth Teacher/Researcher Training Workshop on ‘Molecular Virology’ at Indian Institute of Science
p. 1923

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics
p. 1924

Summer Research Fellowship Programme – 2015 - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 1924

Scientist - MIMS Research Foundation
p. 1925

International Workshop on Advanced Techniques in Genomics Research
p. 1925

Junior Research Fellowship - Karunya University
p. 1926

Short Course on Fluid Inclusion Studies in Earth and Planetary Sciences - Geological Society of India
p. 1926

Junior Research Fellow - Centre of Advanced Study in Geology
p. 1927

Department of Zoology, Maharani’s Science College for Women, Bangalore, Karnataka
p. 1927

Junior Research Fellow - Centre for Water Resources Development and Management
p. 1927

Invites nominations for various awards of Department of Biotechnology
p. 1927

Junior Research Fellow - Dayalbagh Educational Institute
p. 1928

Junior Research Fellow - DST Nano-Mission Project
p. 1928

Junior Research Fellow - Banaras Hindu University
p. 1928

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